Preisner, Anteneh upset former champs to win Boxing Day 10 Miler
The 99th annual Boxing Day 10 and four Miler happened on Thursday morning in Hamilton, Ont. The race attracts large crowds of runners to compete in an off-distance highway race. Among the runners had been Olympians, Canadian report holders and nationwide champions.
This 12 months noticed two new victors within the males’s and girls’s races, Ben Preisner and Emebet Anteneh, who beat reigning champions Matt Hughes and Robyn Mildren.
Some photos of the highest finishers at lately’s Boxing Day 10 Miler in Hamilton %.twitter.com/Kw0KrpDARp
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Preisner stuck Canadians consideration when he received the 2019 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Half-Marathon. There he ran a two-minute non-public easiest, hitting 1:03:02 for the half-marathon win. He received Thursday’s 10 miler in 48:18, simply 13 seconds off of Hughes’ route report. Second position went to ACXC (nationwide cross-country) champion Mike Tate (48:47) and 3rd position to the Canadian steeplechase report holder Hughes (49:21).
In the ladies’s race, Emebet Anteneh received in 55:18, nearly a complete minute forward of the second one position finisher. Anteneh has been a pressure at the Canadian roads in 2019. She ran a 1:10:28 on the Edmonton Half-Marathon and a 16:04 5K within the fall. Anteneh comes from a monitor background, proudly owning an especially spectacular 14:43.29 five,000m non-public easiest.
Second position within the ladies’s race went to Sanna Mustonen (56:04) and 3rd position to Leslie Sexton (56:19).
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